Course syllabus OTAJO - English for specific Purpose (FA - SS 2019/2020)Help


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Course code:
OTAJO
Course title in Czech:
English for specific Purpose
Course title in English:
English for specific Purpose
Semester:
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
optional
Type of delivery:
usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
English
Course supervisor:
Ing. Denisa Kovářová
Course supervising department: Department of Languages (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of AgriSciences
Teachers: Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Denisa Kovářová (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
EntryFrequency
Capacity
Note
Monday
15.00-16.50
X03
D. KovářováSeminarEvery week20Spojeno s OTAJZ
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The expanding and consolidation of existing language knowledge gained by studying and improving communication and presentation skills of students in a foreign language. The aim is to examine the student's ability to orient themselves in a professional text to read and interpret literature and explain professional terminology.
 
Course content:
1.Introduction (allowance 0/2)
2.
Waste (definition) (allowance 0/2)
3.Environmental Impacts of Waste Disposal (allowance 0/2)
4.
Biowaste (allowance 0/2)
5.
Recycling (allowance 0/2)
6.
Industrial Waste (allowance 0/2)
7.Household Waste (allowance 0/2)
8.
Composting (allowance 0/2)
9.
Incineration Plants (allowance 0/2)
10.
Waste Water and Sewage Disposal Plants (allowance 0/2)
11.Waste Dumps in EU and Other Countries (allowance 0/2)
12.Hazardous Waste (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
practice
24 h
consultation
4 h
preparation for exam18 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 h
preparation for regular testing18 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
Total
84 h
 
Assessment methods:
Compulsory 80% participation. Written and oral exam. The course is completed with a written test and oral exam. It assesses the participation in exercises. Written test: 60-minute written test (minimum score of 65%) in a given specialized topics. Oral exam: The student should achieve the ability to work with specialized texts his field of study - reading comprehension, text translation, reproduction / interpretation of the text. Furthermore, the student should acquire the skills of oral communication and writing abilities in their field of study.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
Advances in Solid and Hazardous Waste Management. 2017. ISBN 9783319570761. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57076-1.
Landfills: waste management, regional practices and environmental impact. New York: Nova science publishers, 2012. 344 p. Waste and waste management. ISBN 978-1-62257-121-5.
Water Resources in Arid Areas: The Way Forward. 2017. ISBN 9783319518565. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51856-5.

Recommended:
The Oxford-Duden Pictorial English Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. 820 p. Oxford References. ISBN 0-19-864155-9.
SMITH, P G. -- SCOTT, J S. Dictionary of water and waste management. 2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005. 486 p. ISBN 1-84339-103-1.
MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use Fourth Edition. Cambridge: CUP, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-18939-2.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-WT-WM Waste Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 05/26/2020.

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